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    Using "Other" option from Radio group in Calculation

    Asked by cfnavyleague on July 02, 2014 at 12:45 PM

    I'm writing a form that has a radio group as input in a calculation field.  If any of the "hard" options are selected, the calculation works, but it ignores any amount entered if the "Other" option is selected.

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    Answered by david on July 02, 2014 at 03:28 PM

    Hi,

    The "allow other" option allows the user to enter text, not another value to be entered.

    This does not carry a value into your calculations.  My recommendation would be to setup a donation field.  Here is an example form that does this:

    https://shots.jotform.com/welvin/pages/copy-calc-total-to-paypal-donation.html

    This method does carry the value entered into the total at the end.  Please let us know if you have any other questions and we will be happy to help.

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